UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response.
UNSPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Nigeria (National Space Research and Development Agency - NASRDA) participated in the 2013 annual consultation of the regional committee for disaster
To strengthen the preparedness and response capacities of West African countries to natural disasters, the ECOWAS secretariat in Abuja, the Nigerian capital city, Tuesday began hosting a three-day
The website Thidaylive.com reported that the Nigerian National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) had carried out mapping of all the communities likely to be affected by the predicted 2013 flood as
The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) in Nigeria participated in a Project Managers Training for the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters in Abuja, Nigeria.
Nigeria continues to be heavily affected by floods. The country’s National Emergency Management Agency reported that floods had killed 431 people and displaced 1.3 million more.
The International Charter "Space and Major Disaster" was activated twice last week for floods in Africa: Chad and Nigeria.
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated three times in the past two days to provide satellite imagery and maps regarding floods in Niger, Senegal and Nigeria.
At the 47th Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Surveyors in Ilorin, Nigeria, Nigeria's Vice President, Muhammad Namadi Sambo said the Nigerian federal government would do everything possi
Nigeria's latest Earth observation satellites have returned their first pictures.
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